Inpatient Dietitian - Syracuse

Job Title: Inpatient Dietitian

Employer: MedBest Medical Management, Inc

Full/Part Time: Full-time

Job Location: Syracuse, NY

Job Application URL: https://www.upstate.edu/hr/jobs

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Minimum Qualifications:
    • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in healthcare as a Registered Dietitian.
  • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
    • Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
    • State Licensure: Certified Dietitian-Nutritionists in New York State on hire or within six (6) months of hire required.

Responsibilities:
Inpatient Dietitian, MedBest Medical Management, Inc supports Upstate Medical University complex as the largest employer of Dietitians in the Syracuse area.

Come be a part of our progressive, evidence-based nutrition care team at Upstate University Hospital, where you can practice medical nutrition therapy in one of the leading medical/teaching university hospitals in the nation. MedBest employees Dietitians in both the Inpatient and Outpatient service areas which provides a great opportunity to advance in your professional practice. 

Job Summary: Inpatient Dietitian to provide Medical Nutrition Therapy to and nutrition assessment of infants, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients through documentation in the medical record. Inpatient Dietitian to assess the nutritional status through screening, presence of malnutrition thought the Malnutrition Screening Tool, malnutrition diagnosis, intervention and monitoring to improve nutrition status, increased medical cost, reduce length of stay. Utilizes physician/referring practitioner-driven protocols or other facility-specific processes to implement, initiate or modify order for diet or nutrition-related actions (e.g. nutrition supplements, dietary supplements, diet modifications, diet texture modifications for dentition or individual preferences, nutrition-related laboratory tests and medications, and nutrition education and counseling). Utilizes physician/referring practitioner-driven protocols or other facility-specific processes to manage nutrition support therapies (e.g., enteral and parenteral formula selection and rate adjustments based on energy needs or laboratory results, addition of designated medications and vitamin/mineral supplements to parenteral nutrition solutions or supplemental water for enteral nutrition). 

Inpatient Dietitian participates in facility-wide and department Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement (QAPI) Program and on QAPI teams to improve processes and patient care. Participates in and attends departmental meetings, staff development, patient care rounds and professional programs.

Minimum Qualifications: Minimum of two (2) years of experience in healthcare as a Registered Dietitian.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration.

State Licensure: Certified Dietitian-Nutritionists in New York State on hire or within six (6) months of hire required.

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s Degree with preferred area of Nutrition or related field. Board Certification as a Nutrition Support Clinician or other certifications in Pediatrics or Adult Nutrition: Board Certification as a Specialty in Pediatric Nutrition, Weight Management and Obesity, Oncology Nutrition, Renal Nutrition and Board Certification in Advanced Diabetes Management.

Monday-Friday (8 hours per day) 40 hours per week with holiday and weekend coverage. Our benefits package includes health, dental and vision insurance, eligibility for employer 401k funding after 1 year (3% quarterly/5% annual on vesting schedule), and generous paid time off, including vacation and personal time, paid sick leave, holidays and floating holidays.

Position is located in Syracuse NY. Please apply for position #73653, online at https://www.upstate.edu/hr/jobsMedBest is affiliated with and supports the mission of Upstate University Health System. EOE.

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